Digital, Digital Everywhere…

Everywhere we look, whether in print or online, there are articles about digitalization, digital twinning, digital transformation and plenty of TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms). I find that many of the stories are either long on fluff or full of technical jargon, neither of which provide practical information someone can use in their day-to-day role. What is one to do?

In this article, Stephen Cherlet does not go through all of the definitions, how to build a strategy, or define a road map – there is a lot of good material available already. Within your strategy, and roadmap, you should have some proof-of-concept (PoC) projects. After one, short definition, Cherlet will jump straight to some concrete of examples of real-life projects in the valve industry.
To read the full Valve World Americas February 2020 column, please contact Brittani Schroeder ( for the PDF version.
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